Weekly CSPC newsletter Sept 18th

Good evening St. Leo.  Hoping that everyone had a great weekend.  Remember to check out our website at http://www.stleoparentcouncil.or and follow us on twitter @stleosfun.

Our online store for spirit wear is up and running! http://www.tshirtsondemand.ca/st_leo   weatshirts, hoodies etc feature our new school crest designed by our students as well as golf shirts with the St. Leo name.  Note there are sizes for students, teachers and parents.  The final order date for this first batch is Friday, October 28th.  Clothing will be delivered approx two weeks after that.  For those who would prefer to do a manual order or to try on sample sizes, Ms LeBlanc will be available in the office on Fridays from 2:30p.m. -3:30p.m.  beginning Friday September 30th. 

Our 2nd annual Curriculumn Night and Community Carousel has been moved from September 29th to Wednesday October 5th.  The carousel will run from 5:30p.m. - 6:30p.m. where we will have a used uniform sale as well as try-on samples for the Online store mentioned above. Ms McMullan will be there to answer any questions you may have about the Nutrition program as well as other Mimico resources and organizations aimed to assist in a well rounded education for your child.   Meet the teachers and introductions will take place from 6:30p.m.-  7:30p.m. and we will have a parenting guest speaker from 7:30p.m. - 8:30p.m.  

Are your kids losing their school items already?  Mabels Labels are AMAZING and stick to anything.  Visit the website http://www.mabelslabels.com   then click the “Support A Fundraiser” button located on the top of your screen, and then select St. Leo from the drop-down list.   A portion of your purchase will go back to the school. 

Do you have any uniform clothing that your child has outgrown and that you would like to donate to the preloved uniform sale at Curriculum Night.  Please drop off items to the school office.  

Reminder the 1st Parent Council meeting will take place this Wednesday, September 21st in the School Library at 6:30p.m. Join us to see how you can get involved!  Elections for the new Council will take place at this meeting.  

The Boards’ Safe Schools Advisory Committee is seeking 2 parents to serve for the 2016-2017 academic year.  Interested parents can view the criteria and download an application from the Board’s website under the “Parents” tab.  There are 4 meetings per year and they run from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Catholic Education Centre.

Our 4th Annual St. Leo Cleanup Drive is tentatively scheduled for November 2nd, 2016 from 9:15a.m. - 10:30a.m.   In keeping with our commitment to environmental responsibility, students will seek pledges and as a school community we will clean up the streets of Mimico. Funds raised will go to much needed resources at the school.  Details and pledge forms will be sent home via your child's backpack in the next few weeks. We are seeking parent volunteers to assist teachers and staff with supervision during the cleanup! Please respond to this email if you are able to help.

The Mimico Children's Choir is now Accepting New Choristers in Grades 1 - 7
To find out more or to register, please visit mimicochildrenschoir.com or emailmimicochildrenschoir@gmail.com.

A huge thank you to Carey, Brandi, Claire, Debbie, Nicole, Fiona, Lucy and Jackie for each taking a week to water (with kids in tow) our new trees and gardens over the summer months.  They are thriving and that is in special thanks to each of you for getting them through a summer of record heat!!!!

Have a wonderful week everyone and as always please do not hesitate to email if you have any questions, concerns or ideas to make our little school even more awesome. 

Warmest regards,
Michelle